Nick Wheeler

Nick has been a driver on the Midhurst Community Bus for some eight years and was the Chairman for six years until its change of status in 2015. He started his working life as a Regular Army officer before moving to the City in the 70s; he worked initially in what was then called merchant banking before specialising in the trusteeship and management of pension schemes. Nick has held board level positions in a number of leading organisations. Nick is currently Treasurer of a local charity and of a local branch of the Royal British legion.

Lea Grocott

Lea has lived in Milland for 37 years and, before retiring, he worked locally for Sygenta (previously ICI and Zeneca) for over 30 years.  He has been a volunteer for the Midhurst Community Bus since 2011 and is involved in voluntary work in Milland.

Alain Mardle

Alain is a Chartered Accountant and is a partner in local accounting firm Goodale Mardle.  He is Treasurer of the charity and has been involved with the organisation for a number of years.  Alain lives in Midhurst and is the Treasurer (or does the financial work) for a number of other local charities and community organisations.

Paul Mellings

Paul has lived in Midhurst since 1981 is married with two grown up sons.  He recently retired as a Dentist having worked in Midhurst for over 35 years. He has represented the Dental Profession at both local and national level and was a Clinical Dental Adviser to the NHS for over 10 years. Paul has been a Board Member of the British Dental Guild for many years and is currently Secretary and Trustee. He is also involved with several local charities including the Midhurst Cottage hospital and the local Rotary Club currently serving as Treasurer. Paul also enjoys playing golf and travelling.

Rowena Hill

Rowena was born and bred in Yorkshire and studied medicine at Cambridge and at Guys Hospital. After spells in Australia and East Sussex she and her husband moved to Midhurst in 1995.  They are both local GP’s and have three children.  Rowena enjoys playing tennis and is an active cyclist and rode from London to Paris with her elder daughter to raise money for Diabetes UK.

Francis Jackson.

Francis was born in Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) and educated in the U.K.  He qualified with a Business Degree and has worked in senior management roles for multi-national companies at home and abroad. Recently retired, Francis is enjoying the opportunity to play golf and tennis and to develop his leisure interests. He and his wife have lived in the Milland area for over 40 years.


Midhurst Community Bus